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State Library of Queensland wiki PD

Wiki PD

The Edge, State Library of Queensland (State Library) has spent the past four years developing a platform for the documentation and distribution of programming materials. This platform has been developed to reflect State Library’s commitment to sharing intellectual property developed with public resources, and will be publicly available on 18 June  as the SLQ wiki. … Read more

iPad Art Workshops at Burdekin Library

Drawing and Painting on iPads for Beginners

Burdekin residents young and old got to discover and explore new ways to use their iPads for art-making, photography and teaching over four free workshops at Burdekin Library. Cathy Hunt from Brisbane’s iPad Art Room visited the Burdekin to conduct the amazing free workshops for Burdekin residents. Local educators attended a professional development workshop on … Read more

Robot in the Region!

By Corinna from Moranbah Library I recently travelled the Isaac region with the NAO humanoid robot called Monty who was provided by the State Library Queensland. During that time I was able to visit 15 schools and had the pleasure to introduce Monty to over 900 children. Monty seemed to spark an interest for robotics … Read more

RoomRecess

RoomRecess.com

RoomRecess.com provides primary school aged children with free learning games. Essential learning concepts in maths, reading, spelling, language, arts, and basic problem solving are reinforced. There are also mouse skills and typing games to provide a variety of ways for children to become more comfortable with computers. Many of the typing games encourage accuracy and … Read more

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant – Closing 5pm Thursday 29 March 2018

Strategic Priorities Grant

Grants of up to $30,000 per project are available for public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to deliver strategic initiatives that creatively meet the needs of their local community. The grant focuses on the themes outlined in The Next Horizon: Vision 2017 for Public Libraries (Creative community spaces; Connectors – physical and virtual; Technology trendsetters; … Read more

Tech Savvy Workshop with QCWA – Design…Create…Promote!

QCWA Bay Belles

22 women from 10 Queensland Country Womens Association (QCWA) Greater Brisbane Division Branches participated in a fun hands-on workshop at State Library of Queensland (SLQ) on the 10thFebruary.   The workshop was to develop skills to design and create their own dynamic QCWA Branch posters and flyers to promote upcoming events and activities…..Design…Create….Promote! Workshops participants got … Read more